Become a BPAA Member

Apply to become a full or supporting member of the association.

 

The BPAA offers 2 levels of membership, based on a company’s publishing activity. See the listing of all current BPAA member publishers.

Full Member

ANNUAL FEE: $750

BENEFITS

Full Members benefit from all BPAA services, including:

  • voting rights at all Association meetings
  • display and archive programs
  • member news and postings
  • listing in the BPAA directory
  • representation in Alberta eBook collection
  • professional development

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for Full Membership, a company must meet all of the following requirements:

  • have its chief office of business in Alberta
  • be at least 80% beneficially owned by a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, or be fully owned by Canadian institutions or associations that are in turn at least 80% beneficially owned by Canadian citizens or landed immigrants
  • be 51% beneficially owned by people domiciled in Alberta, with effective managerial, editorial and financial control by people domiciled in Alberta
  • publish Canadian books as a primary and not activity
  • be in operation for at least two years from the publication date of first title
  • have at least four original Canadian tiltes in print, and have a publishing program that produces at least one new title per year
  • have no more than 25% of titles in print written by principals, directors or employees of the company

Please Note: Publishers with more than 25% of their titles authored by principals or directors of the company may be eligible for membership so long as they can demonstrate that they are a bona fide book publisher.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for Full Membership:

Supporting Member

ANNUAL FEE: $300

BENEFITS

Supporting Members benefit from the following BPAA services:

  • attendance at all Association meetings (cannot vote)
  • display and archive programs
  • member news and postings
  • listing in the BPAA directory
  • representation in Alberta eBook collection
  • professional development

ELIGIBILITY

Open to any individual, firm, partnership, individual proprietorship or institution which supports the objectives of Alberta publishers.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for Supporting Membership: